U.S. Business Day Power Lunch


  • Steve Odland, chairman and chief executive officer of Office Depot Inc.

    Activist investors continue to circle Yahoo in efforts to overthrow its board, but this CEO considers this is a red flag.

  • Terror's money trail

    House of Representatives' Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), and David Phillips of the Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights, discuss how terror groups like ISIS are funding their activities.

  • Belgium lowers security alert level

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest from Brussels where officials have lowered the terror alert by one level.

  • Judge criticises FTC in SPLS/ODP merger

    Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner, and Steve Odland, CNBC Contributor and former Office Depot CEO, discuss the FTC's opposition of the proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot on antitrust allegations.

  • A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Could still be modest upside for the market, but have to be selective.

  • Street Talk: GOOG, UAL, RRC & more

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including United Continental and Range Resources Corp. both getting downgrades.

  • Next stop for oil

    John LaForge, Co-Head of Real Assets at Wells Fargo, talks about technical levels in oil and the relationship between commodities and the dollar change in bull and bear markets.

  • Crude prices seesaw

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the close of oil going into the long weekend.

  • CNBC update: Kerry & Putin meet over Syria

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including Russian President Vladamir Putin and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting in Moscow over the Syrian conflict, and Greek volunteers protesting refugee detentions.

  • Trust the GDP?

    IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh discusses how much we should trust GDP figures given problems with the data and a changing era in our economy.

  • Asst. A.G. Carlin: We can't let the status quo stand

    Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin speaks with CNBC's Eamon Javers following the indictment of seven Iranian hackers for cyberattacks on U.S. financial systems and a New York dam about this case and the state of cybersecurity in the U.S.

  • Do we need a CEO in the White House?

    CNBC Contributors Steve Odland, former CEO of Office Depot, and Jared Bernstein, former Chief Economist & Economic Policy Adviser to Vice-Pres. Biden, discuss the current state of party politics in the U.S. and whether the country could use more business leaders involved in the government.

  • EU politicians respond to Brussels attacks

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Brussels about the criticism of Belgian security forces and the responses from EU politicians in the aftermath of the terror attacks on Tuesday.

  • Reset your portfolio?

    Dan Skelly, Head of Model Portfolio Solutions Equity Team at Morgan Stanley, and Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, talk about how investors should be looking at markets at the moment and give their outlooks.

  • CNBC update: Tunnel found between California and Mexico

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest headlines including Syrian forces seeking to recapture Palmyra from ISIS militants, and officials in California discovering a 400-yard long border tunnel to Mexico.

  • Santelli: US 10-year higher on the week

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after today's weaker economic data release.

  • Yahoo's board battle

    Jennifer Saba of Thomson Reuters Breakingviews, and Steve Odland, CNBC Contributor and former Office Depot CEO, discuss Starboard's proxy fight against Yahoo and what it means for the Internet company.

  • Durables drag down Q1 GDP

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest markdown of first quarter tracking number of GDP on the back of the morning's durable goods orders data.

  • Is low volatility a warning?

    CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, Tim Seymour of Triogem Asset Management, and CNBC's Bob Pisani talk about volatility across different markets and how investors should read them.

  • Analyst: Buy a home now before prices move higher

    Robert Wetenhall, homebuilding analyst at RBC Capital Markets, talks about how he thinks house affordability is actually better than we think and how home building stocks are faring.

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